When a politician can't change the direction of the winds, they tend to give up and flow with them. Such is the case for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi who has spent a week defending Representative John Conyers. Her days of defending him appear to be done. This should be the final straw that broke … Continue reading Pelosi turns on Conyers, calls for him to resign
Rep Jim Clyburn has taken some grief by noting when asked about John (Drop my Trow) Conyers that unlike a Matt Lauer or a Harvey Weinstein, they were elected and thus put there by the people and I had some fun teasing Ana Navarro when she lamented the fact that while many in the News … Continue reading Conyers & Franken et/all should face voters post accusation as Trump & Moore have
With the departure of Keillor (and David Sweeney) at NPR and Matt Lauer at NBC and with the Black Caucus trying to force Conyers out it's time to repeat the question I asked months ago when Weinstien and the Hollywood sexual harassment dam broke. So for those who you Hate Trump but are outraged over … Continue reading Repeating my Question to Liberal Feminists Post Lauer #Pervnado How many new victims would have been worth Trump’s Defeat?
Everyone who walks in through the casino doors hopes for a jackpot. However, fortune favors only those who are smart and shrewd enough to claim it. Admit it, we all want to get super rich super-fast. Even the most honest of gamblers must have wondered about hacking an online casino. A word of caution though, … Continue reading Successful Casino Hacking Stories
I'm staying away from most headlines out of news exhaustion, so today I'm posting about Gertrude Jekyll (no relation to Robert Lewis Stevenson's fictional doctor). Gertrude, born 174 years ago, was THE garden designer of her age, Born in 1843, Jekyll was a British horticulturist, garden designer, artist and writer who created more than 400 … Continue reading The horticulturist in the Google doodle
None of this is to imply that the GOP doesn't have its own predators. The difference is, Republicans don't generally have the press providing 24/7 air cover. Stephen Green After yesterday's post noting Cokie Roberts raining on the John Conyers "Old Man" meme advanced by Joe Scarborough, Jeffrey Toobin and Mike Brzezinski something hit me … Continue reading How Many More Congressmen can Cokie (Boggs) Roberts and Mika Brzezinski Name
by baldilocks One of my friends surmises that President Trump calls Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Pocahontas because he doesn’t get the Fauxcahontas joke that spread all over the conservative Internet after it was revealed that Warren had claimed to be part Indian and used it to get a position at Harvard. (It was later discovered … Continue reading Personal Honor
The list of up-and-coming media “stars” has me worried. Forbes recently published its annual list of “30 Under 30 in the Media,” which includes a variety of troubling selections. For example, the magazine highlighted Jacob Tobia, who has written a memoir, Sissy, and essays that “speak both to the gender nonconforming community” in which he/she … Continue reading The Future of Journalism?
Yesterday on Morning Joe with the world blowing up around Rep John Conyers Joe Scarborough reiterated the status of the congressman as an Icon and implied that his issues came from advanced age. Mika backed him up citing the need to tell her own father that it was time to leave the public stage. It … Continue reading Cokie Roberts Shoots down the Morning Joe “Old man Conyers” narrative
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – I’m bouncing off John Ruberry’s post this week; he reviewed the Netflix Longmire series and so I’m going to share my favorite series: Detectorists, which is a charming, funny, and beautifully written British series by Mackenzie Crook. Let me stress the “beautifully written” part. Oh, and the photography – breathtaking. … Continue reading Detectorists: Charming, Beautifully Written Series to Steal your Heart
And now the song that we all need when liberals give us their holier than thou BS(Sung to the tune of Dixie) The Harvey Weinstein Liberal Pervado song or : Look Away ♫Oh, Way out West in Hollywood City, Harvey Weinstein liked 'em oh so pretty Look away, look away, look away Liberal Land.♫ ♫For … Continue reading The Harvey Weinstein et/all Liberal Pervnado Song: Look Away!
By John Ruberry The Netflix neo-western Longmire has ridden into the sunset after six years. The final season started streaming on the network nine days ago and the results should please its fans. I enjoyed it. My Da Tech Guy review of the first five seasons of is here. Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor), a widower, is … Continue reading Television review: The final season of Longmire
Whenever John McCain drives me crazy with his actions in the US Senate I try to remember the two bright sides of his tenure. As a conservative Hawk the first is his unwavering defense of the American soldier but as a conservative the second and biggest was his catapulting of Sarah Palin into the national … Continue reading The Bright Side of Mitch et/all is the Biggest Side Judges
by baldilocks Has anyone considered that the Democrats may be throwing certain members and prominent supporters under the bus on purpose? I mean they had to know what kind of lives men like Al Franken led and they certainly knew about John Conyers since one of his victims was paid off by The Old Dirty … Continue reading There’s More Than One Way to Purge
Normally Thanksgiving is about getting together and enjoying each others company. In my case, with no nearby family, I tend to host Sailors at my house who can't travel home to be with family. They come from a variety of backgrounds, so the conversations we have over the dinner table are always interesting. Despite the … Continue reading Is Thankfulness too much to ask for?
Brock: And those are the facts, Madam Chairman. Mena: Does that conclude the evidence? 4th Doctor: Evidence? Evidence? You couldn't hang a hat on that. Doctor Who The Leisure Hive 1980 PM James Hacker: Nobody knows it's not true. Press statements aren't made under oath Yes Prime Minister A Victory for Democracy 1986 Harry Faversham: One moment, sir. … Continue reading Ephemera vs Evidence or Roy Moore vs Clinton/Rose/Franken/Weinstein/Conyers et/all
There were two trials recently for two men who were each accused of genocidal war crimes. The men were on opposite sides of a conflict. One man was sentenced to life in prison, one man will serve no time at all and is free to live his life however he pleases. One man massacred thousands … Continue reading A Tale of Two War Criminals
Thankfulness is not the same as gratitude. Thankfulness involves appreciativeness, gratitude is the act of being thankful. You must appreciate something in order to be thankful, which brings in the act of gratitude. Our first President, George Washington, at the request of Congress, established the first Thanksgiving Day for the purpose of "acknowledging with grateful … Continue reading Thankfulness
A few days ago amid reports that there was cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia the kingdom felt compelled to make the following statement Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Moday denied any ties between the kingdom and Israel. “There are no relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel,” Jubeir told Egypt’s CBC television, according … Continue reading Israel, ISIS and A Tale of Two Mosques
Namely, pop music that doesn’t suck. Nikki Edgar, née Nikki Leoni who released a few contemporary Christian albums back in the day, has just put out her first solo album in quite some time and first under her married name. Heartache Easy is ... well, it’s so good it’s almost ridiculous. Presently, pop music is … Continue reading Nikki Edgar’s Thanksgiving Gift To Us All